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Search Area: ages 5-7,Plants and animals


Page: KS11.1

Site Name: Growing seeds in a plastic bag

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/639-growing-seeds-in-a-plastic-bag

Pupil Description: An easy and effective activity for the Foundation Years to KS2 in order to observe seed germination at any time of the year.

Teacher Description: How to grow seeds in a plastic bag.

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.1

Site Name: Seeds and plant growth discovery pack

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/seeds-plant-growth.aspx

Pupil Description: Explore the world of seeds and plant growth with printable pdfs of activities and ideas

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.1

Site Name: Plants for Primary Pupils Booklets

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/539-plants-for-primary-pupils-booklets-overview

Pupil Description: In these booklets, some activities are based in the classroom while others involve growing plants outside. Covers plant growth, reproduction and life cycles.

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.1

Site Name: Linnean Society Loan Boxes

URL: https://www.linnean.org/education-resources/primary-resources/loan-kits

Pupil Description: The loan kits are aimed at KS1 and KS2, covering the topics of Classification, Life Cycles, Plants and Habitats. Your school can borrow a kit for up to a half term

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Fun Stuff, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.2

Site Name: Minibeast sorter

URL: http://www.iboard.co.uk/iwb/Minibeast-Sorter-112

Pupil Description: Choose a selection of minibeasts by dragging them into the tray. Choose the amount of sets you need and add labels with your own criteria. The sets can be overlapped to produce a Venn diagram display.

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.2

Site Name: Minibeast sorting tree

URL: http://www.iboard.co.uk/activity/Minibeast-Sorting-Tree-111

Pupil Description: Ask pupils to propose 'yes/no' questions that will sort a number of minibeasts using a tree diagram. (Tip: start with two or three creatures and add more into the tray once the concept is more secure.) Choose the minibeasts on the first screen by dragging them into the tray one by one. On the sorting screen, add labels with questions and drag the arrows onto the screen to denote 'yes' or 'no'.

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.2

Site Name: Living and non-living

URL: http://www.iboard.co.uk/iwb/Living-and-Nonliving-Sorter-37

Pupil Description: Once you have dragged items into the sorting tray you can move onto the sorting screen. Choose an appropriate number of sets, label them and start sorting. Try sorting some of the items without labelling the sets and ask the pupils to guess the criteria you are using.

Teacher Description: Drag items into the sorting tray and sort them into living and non living

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Pupil top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

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Page: KS11.2

Site Name: Linnean Society Loan Boxes

URL: https://www.linnean.org/education-resources/primary-resources/loan-kits

Pupil Description: The loan kits are aimed at KS1 and KS2, covering the topics of Classification, Life Cycles, Plants and Habitats. Your school can borrow a kit for up to a half term

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Fun Stuff, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.2

Site Name: Microscope activity kits

URL: http://www.rms.org.uk/discover-engage/microscope-activity-kits.html

Pupil Description: The Microscope Activity Kit Scheme is completely free for all UK Primary Schools. A Kit can be borrowed for an entire term and contains enough microscopes and resources for a whole class of children.

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS11.2

Site Name: Useful plants and fungi

URL: http://www.kew.org/science-conservation/plants-fungi/useful

Pupil Description: A site illustrating the economic and cultural importance of a wide range of plants and fungi. Useful for research, cross curricular work and projects.

Teacher Description: Find out more about how plants and fungi are important to us with images, stories and activities.

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Pupil top 5, Reading

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

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Page: KS12.3

Site Name: Minibeast sorting tree

URL: http://www.iboard.co.uk/activity/Minibeast-Sorting-Tree-111

Pupil Description: Ask pupils to propose 'yes/no' questions that will sort a number of minibeasts using a tree diagram. (Tip: start with two or three creatures and add more into the tray once the concept is more secure.) Choose the minibeasts on the first screen by dragging them into the tray one by one. On the sorting screen, add labels with questions and drag the arrows onto the screen to denote 'yes' or 'no'.

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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Page: KS12.3

Site Name: Humans and animals

URL: http://www.abpischools.org.uk/page/modules/humansandanimals/index.cfm?coSiteNavigation_allTopic=1

Pupil Description: Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans

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Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

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